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Trojans 7-on-7

Working up a sweat

Last weekend the Millington Trojan Football team participated in the 7-on-7 event on the campus of St. Benedict in Cordova. Millington in-coming sophomore quarterback Tommy Clifton fires a pass to one of his receivers during the drill. Photos By Kevin Lewter

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Pro Baseball in Millington

NUPBL opening ceremony scheduled for early August

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The National Urban Professional Baseball League is hosting the USA Stadium Baseball Inauguration Ceremony on Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. at the USA Stadium Complex located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd in Millington. This will give the public a chance to meet the National Urban Professional Baseball League leadership team and […]

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EDA Flyers Main Picture

National Stage: EDA heading to AAU showcase in Michigan

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The name of Elijah Damon Alexander will be on display more than 30 times next week just outside of Detroit as part of the 2017 AAU Junior Nationals Track Meet. Starting July 27, the track group the EDA Flyers based out of Millington will send 32 qualifiers to the Nationals in […]

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Mama Hale with Thomas

2017 Best in Food: Tribute to the greatness of “Mama Hale”

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every summer I’ve paid tribute to the great food I’ve eaten throughout the TSSAA sports calendar. From August to May, I’m normally blessed to be invited into hospitality rooms, cafeterias, homes and banquets to feast on some of the most delicious treats. But the 2017 version of the Best in Food […]

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Johnna Jones

2017 Who’s Who Part 2

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Class of 2017 recognition concludes this week with The Genuine Article’s Who’s Who Part 2. This area’s four schools, Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Munford, Brighton and Millington Central, are amazing. All four schools are filled with talented and intelligent children. And The Millington Star has the privilege of shining a spotlight on […]

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Tyler Denson Wrestling

2017 AOY: The Captain — Denson first to win honor as triple captain

By Thomas Sellers Jr. After years of attending schools like Lighthouse Christian and Faith Heritage, Collierville transplant Tyler Denson was about to step into the “Big League.” After his parents Chris and Diane decided to make the move to Flag City, Tyler adjustment to Millington was a steady process. Then it was time for his […]

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Gabby Crawford track

2017 AOY: Crawford become second junior to win award

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The last time Gabby Crawford was seen wearing a Munford Lady Cougar uniform was in May at the Class 3A Track Sectionals. Yes, that Gabby Crawford. The one known as a highly-recruited basketball standout on the campus. Despite having a college future on the hardwood, Crawford relishes in the time spent […]

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Chance Taylor and Bria Barnes

2017 Who’s Who Part 1

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Class of 2017 has walked the walk. Some have even talked the talk over the years leading to this moment here. Over the past few years the members of this year’s graduating class from Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Brighton, Munford and Millington Central have made an impact on this reporter’s life. It’s […]

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Gabby Crawford picks Alabama

BREAKING NEWS: Munford’s Crawford will roll with the Tide

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Outside the office of The Millington Star, incoming Munford senior Gabby Crawford was surrounded by friends, family, coaches, administrators and four chairs. Why four chairs? Those seats represented her final four college choices. As her teammates and sister took their place in the chairs with each college represented, Crawford was about […]

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SC State champs #1

Champs Again: Millington Middle relay team makes it two State titles in back-to-back years

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The TMSAA Championship Track Meet was held on May 20 with the Millington Middle School Stallions sending 11 State qualifiers and two alternates. The student/athletes made the trip to Austin Peay State University in Clarksville under the guidance of coaches T. Taylor, Dennis Alexander, Linda Miller and Jennifer Gallo. The Stallions […]

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